MACADAMIA NUT POISONING IN DOGS
 
Description    Macadamia Nut Poisoning in dogs due to MACADAMIA TETRAPHYLLA and M. INTEGRIFOLIA has been experimentally reproduced. Onset of signs was usually less than 12 hours after ingestion with a duration of less than 24 hours.
 
Species   Canine
 
Signs   Anorexia, Ataxia, Colic, Dullness, Dysmetria, Dyspnea, Fever, Forelimb lameness, Forelimb pain, Forelimb swelling, Generalized lameness or stiffness, Generalized weakness, Hindlimb lameness, Hindlimb pain, Hindlimb swelling, Inability to stand, Increased respiratory rate, Pain on external abdominal pressure, Pale, Paraparesis, Reluctant to move, Tachycardia, Tetraparesis, Trembling, Tremor, Vomiting or regurgitation
 
References   Cortinovis C. Household Food Items Toxic to Dogs and Cats. Front Vet Sci 2016;Mar [Web Reference]
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